Misuse/Theft of Supermarket Trolleys

Supermarkets still plagued by missing trolleys (Asiaone 16 Oct 2013) “Despite having implemented various measures, supermarkets are still losing quite a number of trolleys, no thanks to inconsiderate shoppers who cart them away for convenience. Sheng Siong lost an average

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Latest flops of bad marketing campaign ads

SingTel ‘mRemit’ marketing video slammed for being too cheesy Is this News?: STB promotional video ignites laughs and parodies online

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Singapore ruled by doing the right thing not popular vote, it’s a myth!!!

“Having been involved in three assessment reports, Dr Wong is not very optimistic that governments will put in place essential mitigation and adaptation infrastructure – despite the fact that measures, such as planting of mangroves, need not be costly.”Governments will

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First World Economy, Third World Social Behaviour!

see also: Singapore is far from first world in terms of social behaviour First World Economy, Third World Politics Viewpoint: Does Singapore deserve its ‘miserable’ tag? The dirty truth about Singapore S’pore not world-class in social behaviour (Straits Times, 1

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Big Box to open near Jurong East MRT

Source: Channel News Asia, 12 Mar 2014 Singapore’s largest retail warehouse store is set to open in the fourth quarter of this year, adding to developments that have sprung up around Jurong East MRT station. Singapore’s largest retail warehouse store

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Is Singapore preparing for the next wave of population increase and boom?

Askmelah is getting very worried with the latest round of booming constructions all around the island. Other than the building of three new hospitals, and the constructions of a few more MRT lines (which I have lost counts how many

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Must-have Singapore Mobile Apps

In no particular order though based mainly on Android OS, most should have an equivalent App in iOS, these are the most useful apps in Singapore that one can not do without and they are all free: MeRadio : online

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Keeper of light

Source: The Straits Times  10 Mar 2014 Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 Toh Yong Chuan The Straits Times SINGAPORE – The colonial-style building has a private jetty where a 20m luxury yacht can dock and a dining room with a 180-degree

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Chinatown Food Street reopened on Feb 22, 201

Souce: The Straits Times  22 Feb 2014 The 100-metre street, located at Smith Street, has undergone a $5 million facelift. This includes adding a high-ceiling glass shelter and a built-in cooling system. There are 24 street hawker shops, six shophouse

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Please be fair, raise our taxes

Source: The Sunday Times, Feb 16, 2014 How is the Government to find money for increased social spending? It is time the rich stepped up By Willie Cheng For The Straits Times ONE wintry night some five years ago, I

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My favourite quote today

Tommy Koh on Singapore's awakening on Foreign Talents: "First, Singapore discovered that some so-called foreign talent was not really very talented. Second, there was the discovery that, in some cases, when a foreign chief executive officer was hired, he or she discriminated against Singaporeans when hiring staff."